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About Taranagar

Taranagar is a city and municipality in Churu district of Rajasthan state in India. The latitude 28.68 and longitude 75.03 are the geocoordinate of the city. It is situated 209.8 km away from its state capital Jaipur.

History of Taranagar

The place was early known a Reni, named for the lade Rinkali. She came from Vishalnagar Koyalapatan, currently Foga in Sardarshar of Rajasthan to Taranagar. Reni was the headquarters of the Reni nizamat in Bikaner state of Rajputana. There were five eastern tehsils named Bhadra, Nohar, Churu, Rajgarh and Reni under Reni nizamat. The town was renamed as Taranagar, for Tara Singh in 1948. Tara Singh was the ruler of this place in 18th century.

About Taranagar

Ranakpal was the first king of Taranagar. Then, Chayal Rajputs conquered his empire and ruled it for more than 1000 years. Later Rao Bikaji came to power. Before Rathore rulers capturing Reni, it was part of Jangladesh and capital of the Jakhar gotra jat. Presently Taranagar is a small village, which is surrounded by a number of small villages.

Geography of Taranagar

Taranagar has an average elevation of 232 meters. Taranagar is a town, which is located in the tehsil by the same name. The place belongs to the Rajgarh subdivision of the Churu district. Taranagar town grew with its localities earmarked for various castes and so they are even today referred to for the ease of practical identification. However, the area is now divided into many wards for election or voting purposes. As it is a part of Thar desert, the climate both in summer and in the winter are extreme here. However, it is considered good for general health and building up immunities.

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Administration in Taranagar

Taranagar municipality in Churu district of Rajasthan is divided into 25 wards and elections are held in these wards for every 5 years. The municipality has population 32, 640 as per the census India 2011. It has total administration over 5,352 houses. Municipality is responsible for providing basic amenities like water and sewerage to these houses. It is also authorized to construct roads within the limits of Municipality and impose taxes on properties that come under its jurisdiction.

Taranagar is one of the Assembly constituencies of Rajasthan and the sitting MLS here is jainnarayan, who belongs to Bharaiya Janta Party. Taranagar legislative constituency comes under Churu Loksabha constituency along with other seven legislative constituencies. Rahul Kaswan, who belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party, is the sitting MP of Churu Parliamentary constituency.

Business and Economy in Taranagar

Taranagar is famous for its plaster of Paris industry. The city boasts an industrial estate for the manufacture of plaster of Paris, promoted by RIICO primarily.

Culture of Taranagar

Even though Taranagar is moderate in size, the town boasts of cosmopolitan nature of its populace. It comprises of diverse castes, religion, creeds and regional inhabitants. The people here comprise of various fields like industrialists, traders, businessmen, professionals and social workers and others.

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Healthcare Facilities in Taranagar

There is a referral hospital set up by late Onkar Mal Mintri in Taranagar. Now the state Government runs this hospital. General public and the people from nearby village depend on this hospital for health care facilities. Besides, there are many private hospitals and practicing doctors in Taranagar. A veterinary hospital that caters to cattle is also functioning in the town.  Some of the main health care facilities in Taranagar town are listed here.

Shri Sai Dental Hospital
Address: Near old bus stand,
Taranagar, Churu, Rajasthn, 332304
Phone number: 9828224777

Shri Ram Dental Hospital
Address: Near old bus stand,
Taranagar, Churu, Rajasthn, 331304
Phone number: 9001724956

New dental lab & opticals
Address: Chaudhary Market,
Taranagar, Churu, Rajasthan, 331304
Phone number: 9414865250

Gupta Clinic
Address: 5 Ambedkar Circle,
Near State Bank of India,
Taranagar, Churu, Rajasthan, 331304

Satyarth Nursing Care
Address: Jangid Pitar Vedik,
Taranagar, Churu, Rajasthan, 331304
Phone number: 8890837744

Social Service Organizations in Taranagar

Yuva Charitable Trust
Yuva Charitable Trust is a known NGO in Taranagar that is engagedin many social issues like drinking water, civic issues, dalit upliftment, education & literacy, health & family welfare, human rights, labour & employment, environment & forests, minority issues etc. Its operational areas include Churu, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Pali,Sikar and jaisalmer.

Address: Rustam Ali, S/O Jamer Deen Ji Mohalla Teliyan,
Ward no 24, taranagar, Churu, Rajasthan, 331304
Phone number: 94148 65570
Email ID: htahir80@gmail.com

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